Western Digital announces NVMe PC SN720 and PC SN520 drives

Find out WD NVMe PC SN720 and PC SN520 drives specifications. Western Digital shows their new drives at the Mobile World Congress. Also, that includes the new SSD PC SN720 and PC SN520 memories in NVMe M.2 format.

PC SN720 and PC SN520 are announced with speeds of up to 3,400 MB / s

 

Western Digital announces NVMe PC SN720 and PC SN520 drives

The two units presented by Western Digital seem to use the company’s most advanced controller.

SN720

The SN720 PC supposedly reaches read speeds of up to 3,400 MB/s, saturating the PCIe Gen3 x 4 connection. This particular model will be available in capacities ranging from 256 GB to 2 TB and uses an M.2 form factor. 2280. It also has a resistance rating of 500 TBW with a generous 5-year warranty.

Western Digital announces NVMe PC SN720 and PC SN520 drives

SN520

The SN520 PC, on the other hand, operates at half the speed of the SN720 PC with up to 1,700 MB / s. It will be available in capacities ranging from 128 GB to 512 GB and takes advantage of the PCIe Gen 3 x 2 interface. Unlike the SN720 PC, the SN520 PC will be available in M.2 2230, M.2 2242 and M.2 sizes 2280 depending on the capacity. Its resistance index is also slightly lower with 300 TBW, although it shares the same guarantee duration of 5 years.

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Western Digital announces NVMe PC SN720 and PC SN520 drives

How much do the SN720 PC and the SN520 PC NVMe SSDs cost?

Western Digital does not reveal the prices that both NVD SSD memory models will have, so we’ll have to wait a few weeks to get to know them, as well as their launch dates.